Black Advocacy Nonprofit 600 & Rising Names Inaugural Board of Directors

Several industry leaders are on the list

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600 & Rising, an organization formed last month to advocate for Black people who work in the advertising industry, has formally appointed a board of directors.

The board will help 600 & Rising “execute its mission of dismantling systemic racism in the U.S. advertising industry through effective policy and zealous advocacy,” according to the nonprofit.

Members of the board are as follows:

  • Education chair: Vann Graves, executive director of VCU Brandcenter
  • Policy chair: Janeya Griffin, chief strategy officer of Concreates
  • Allyship chair: Mira Kaddoura, founder and executive creative director at Red & Co.


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